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fox5 is your nevada election headquarters. i sit down.... one- on-one... with democratic presidential frontrunner hillary clinton. what she says nevada needs in a president. bernie sanders rallies voters ahead of an important dinner. what he said at the tropicana and where he's headed next. and a man arrested for shooting an officer says his life is being threatened in jail. what the judge recommended he do about it. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas a change to grey tonight in our weather. thanks for joining us i'm christine maddela. and i'm john huck. will there be more rain on your rooftop tonight? let's check in with fox5 chief meteorologist ted pretty with a look at what's happening outside. area showers overnight lead to slight chances for us on thursday. we'll see highs knocked down to around 50 degrees with lows close to 40 on thursday morning. with some lingering precipitation through the day on
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see some snow flakes fall as low as 3500'. friday we'll keep the clouds but stay dry with a high of 50 and a morning start around the mid-30s. we have slight rain chances for saturday afternoon and
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we sit down one on one with hillary clinton. we'll have that interview in just a moment. our team coverage includes visits from all three democratic presidential candidates today. fox5 is your nevada election fox5's rachel mgm grand where the doors just opened to tonight's first in the west caucus dinner. but we begin with fox5's abby theodros with a look at today's events with two of the candidates. the sanders rally is just getting started here and i can tell you there's a diverse crowd of a couple hundred people ready to hear what the presidential hopeful has to say. take a listen...
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and just a few hours ago - clinton was across town making her case to a crowd of around 400 people at a grass roots anthem. highest priority si making the economy work for everyone. which means more jobs and higher incomes - but also finding a comprehensive way to support families and create an avenue for them to get ahead. the presidential hopeful also talked about her plans to invest in infrastructure, creating incentives that will encourage businesses to hire locally and the importance of combatting climate change. take a listen to what a local clinton supporter had to say about the former secretary of state's plans.. terri bothwick, nevada:"she really seems to have a comprehensive idea of wha hte nation needs to be going forward and plans for a wide range of topics" clinton also talked about a comprehensive plan to fight terrrorism which includes depriving isis of terrirotry
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supporting troops on the ground who are iraqui, suuni and kurdish fighters, and combatting international terrorist groups by cutting off their flow of resources and shutting down the online accounts. clinton also mentioned that she has no intention to put american combat troops into syria or iraq. the third democratic candidate martin o'malley will host an event candidate martin o'malley will host an event tomorrow morning at caesars palace... where he's expected to layout his economic plan. all three democratic presidential candidates will attend a dinner tonight - hosted by senator harry reid - it's getting underway as we speak. our team coverage continues live - with fox five's rachel more - at the m-g-m grand - where the doors to the event just opened. right now guests are lining up outside the ballroom doors -- inside you can see the mgm staff laying the silverware -- placing the
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putting the finishing touches there is a lot of security here. obviously a very high profile event so along with secret service -- tsa is here to help with metal detector screening and we also saw a couple of k-9 units patrolling the floor. this dinner is a chance for the presidential candidates to make one last push in their campaigns before the caucuses in february. nevada will be the first western state and the third state in the country to make its voice heard in the democratic presidential primary. tonight guests will enjoy a three course meal -- market salad -- heritage chicken -- and cheesecake for dessert. they'll start letting people in around 6 and at 6:45 the speakers will begin. reporting live -- rachel moore fox five news. local. las vegas.
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left sun city anthem's rally today, she sat down with us for an interview you'll see only on fox5. i had a chance to talk to her about nevada's increased political presence in the 201 election. "nationally we hear a lot about nh and ia, but talk about the importance of nv in the presidential election. i think nv is critical bc is it is the state in the west, one of the first 4 to make their views known ab who the next president should be. it's a diverse state which is especially attractive to me bc i think it's representative of many other parts of america. the enthusiasm is building. i'm thrilled with what i'm hearing about people really paying attention, want to be a part of the process. and do you think, especially this presidential election, nv, and particularly lv is known for casinos, entertainment, but we've had a lot of political focus in
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i think ppl here in nv are paying attention to the election bc nv was hit so hard by the great recession. we had a lot of foreclosures, job loss, difficult problems had to cope with. we're still coming out of it, but nv still needs a president who's going to make sure the economy is working for everybody, that we're going to get on the right track toward rising incomes, so i think there's a lot of interest here in the state." hear much more from my interview with the democratic frontrunner tonight on fox5 news at ten. and you can see the complete, unedited interview on the news page of our website, fox5 vegas dot com. the republican party responded to today's visits. assemblyman derek armstrong says nevada is turning more republican... and that the local party y more diverse than ever. "we're more inclusive. we've seen the candidates step up and go into neighborhoods that they usually don't, i
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event with marco rubio at a cuban restaurant.. i think republicans are in a great position to show that we hold nevada." armstrong pointed out that other republican candidates like ted cruz and jeb bush, also speak spanish. referring to brian sandoval, armstrong says another part of our state's diverse political makeup comes in having an hispanic republican for governor. metro police are responding to non-injury crashes again. back in 2014 the department stopped responding to crashes where nobody was hurt - because they didnt have enough officers. but now theyre getting ready to hire more cops. fox 5's ophelia young has more on the new policy and what you should remember if and when you get into a wreck. "engine" more cops - "siren more responses - starting with non- injury crashes. in 2014 - metro couldn't afford more traffic officers and stopped responding to less serious crashes. "with reduced manpower over the last couple years when responded to accidents officers
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long periods of time." after the change - the number of responses to crashes in 2013 - which was 23 thousand, dropped by half the next year. response time was faster but for some noninjury wrecks - citations weren't given - making it difficult to hold drivers accountable. as sheriff joseph lombardo promised - they're now able to respond to more crashes now that the department is getting more funding. but they're still encouraging drivers in fender benders to think twice about calling - if they feel they don't need help from police. if youre in a small crash - they ask you to call 311 instead - "the other party has their information insurance cards drivers license can you do a name exchange." if the accident is serious - call 911. "if there is major damage or any type of injury or that drivers are impaired traffic officers will complete a full investigation." metro says the
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responses to traffic collision will no doubt spike - but they hope the increase wont affect response times to severe emergencies. they say this also benefits drivers in small crashes who just want get on with their day. "it puts the citizen back in the drivers seat if there is a fender bender sometimes youre standing there going do i need to be here can i just do a name exchange and work it out amonst each other and the reality is yes you can." reporting ophelia young fox 5 news local las vegas. metros traffic bureau currently has 135 officers - they hope to hire about 15 more this year. speaking of driving... ophelia hit the road today to bring us another story... one that could make someone very rich! closed captioning will resume momentarily and it seems we
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thick of winter. how much fresh snow mt charleston received overnight. you're watching fox5 news at 6.
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live from las vegas. you're watching fox5 news at six. with emmy award winner john huck. christine maddela. and weather 24/7
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pretty. this is fox5 news at 6 o'clock. local las vegas. packed at the las vegas convention center today as the international consumer electronic show about 36-hundred companies and vendors are largest trade show in north has drawn about 165-thousand people to town. the l-v-c-v-a says its expected to make a local economic impact of about 140- million dollars. from home security to drones... attendees are there for all kinds of technology... "i think the drones, there's a brand new drone the stability is amazing it just hovers, i don't think my neighbors would enjoy it very much because it has a 3d camera on it. it's crazy. they also have some great cars, tesla's here and they've unveiled some amazing vehicles "
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electronic selfie sticks... that at the push of a button, moves your phone to the angle you need. international ces runs today through saturday. a jackpot of 500 million dollars.... for those playing powerball tonight. the lines have been long across the state line - for those buying tickets. let's check in with fox five's ophelia young - live in primm... with all the excitement. closed captioning will resume
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closed captioning will resume shortly you can see the view of the snowcapped mountain tops from here in the valley.. but up on mt. charleston it is a crisp picture of white. take a look at these pictures of the fresh powder. lee canyon received six inches of snow overnight. it added to what was already there making a total of 16 inches of snow from the latest storm. so far this season... they've received 55 inches! winter driving conditions are in effect if you plan to go up. that means you'll need chains if you don't have 4 wheel drive or snow
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(( weather )) now fox5 weather 24/7 with chief meteorologist ted pretty area showers overnight lead to slight chances for us on thursday. we'll see highs knocked down to around 50 degrees with lows close to 40 on thursday morning. with some lingering precipitation through the day on thursday, we could see some snow flakes fall as low as 3500'. friday we'll keep the clouds but stay dry with a high of 50 and a morning start around the mid-30s. we have slight rain chances for saturday afternoon and
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area showers overnight lead to slight chances for us on thursday. we'll see highs knocked down to around 50 degrees with lows close to 40 on thursday morning. with some lingering precipitation through the day on thursday, we could see some snow flakes fall as low as 3500'. friday we'll keep the clouds but stay dry with a high of 50 and a morning start around the mid-30s. we have slight rain chances for saturday
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through sunday.
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a man jailed for officer says other officers are now threatening him. what the judge be done... and how was injured is
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a man is arrested it's called a rigged economy, and this is how it works. most new wealth flows to the top 1%. it's a system held in place by corrupt politics where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is powered by over a million small contributions, people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message.
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the man accused of shooting a metro police officer says his life is being threatened inside jail. "i've had my life threatened in here by police officers." teag fox told the judge today that police are threatening him inside the clark county detention center-- and that is life is in what he calls 'immediate danger.' the judge told fox she could put him into protective custody... but recommended he address the issue with his attorney. today the defense asked for more time to review evidence. fox plans to plead not guilty at an upcoming preliminary hearing. police say officer gregory sedminik is expected to make a full recovery - after being shot in the arm and upper torso. on a car, who
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what one automaker is showing off at ces that will change your line of sight behind the wheel! keep watching for an all new more
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here's a look at some of the 'all new' stories we are working for fox5 news at ten. a metro police officer is on the other side of the law after being arrested for a d- u-i--- in his patrol car. we'll tell you what's next for that officer. c-e-s is showing off the newst smart home technology.... we show you some of the systems the can help keep you safe-- right from the palm of your hand. why use a mirror when you can use
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bmw is joining the elite line of vehicles that is making that adjustment. the car maker joined the mirrorless car club at ces today. the "i-8 mirrorless" uses three cameras stiched into one smart display... eliminating the side view and rear view mirrors. a display in place of the conventional rearview mirror shows a composite wide-angle image.. and it comes with a yellow warning icon so you know when a car is in your blind spot. thanks for joining us.. "more access" is ssss" -- jason bourne is vegas bound! film crews in our city tonight for the matt damon film!
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